There are active holidays intended for kids, for the whole family and for people who are the more adventurous type. When it is time to go and explore active holidays without the kids, there are places that will make you enjoy extreme sports while enjoying fantastic views. 

Online resources suggest that travelers visit Djibouti and enjoy the desert exploring and kayaking in the area. What was that place called again? Djibouti is not a popular destination but is enjoyed by specialized groups that are really looking for some time to spend their active holidays worthwhile. Located on the horn of the African continent and bordered by Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea, this small nation of Djibouti is not much a tourist go to place. But some people are beginning to explore its moon-like landscape due to wind erosion and volcanic activity, surrounded by lakes and communities resided by native tribes. The place offers a great active lifestyle setting for that perfect active holidays. Tourists are given the chance to kayak and snorkel from the beachside capital before, called Tadjoura, explore waterfalls and villages in the mountains and head back to Djibouti City to spend the night. It may not be the cheapest independent travel available, but trying an active vacation in Djibouti is worth the while. 

Next is exploring active holidays in the Southeast Asian nation of Burma. According to travel experts, Burma has been known to be one of the best-selling tourist places in the past couple of years for those who are adventurers and creative in their itineraries. There are different active holidays and experiences that one can do in Burma such as cycling. You can traverse the roads going to the lakeside, pagodas, minority communities, and the royal capitals of the country. Some of these active holiday tours also include a two-night cruise on the Irrawaddy river, famous in history . For independent travelers, there are available tour operators and agencies that organize the trips. 


How about trying some active holidays and experiences in Iraq? The area may sound hostile for some but experts say that the country is relatively safe for adventurers. Kurdistan takes pride in Iraq's national park, the Halgurd Sakran, which is located in the Erbil province, adjacent to Iran and Turkey. This national park has the magnificent views of the water falls and rare animals such as the lynx, leopard and brown bears. If you are looking for the active holiday destination that is both unique and dramatic, you can invest your travel fund in mountain climbing and skiing in Iraq. Experts have strongly advised to hire local guides if you are travelling in groups, because of the risk of mines. Learn more about active holidays at